Updated: 01/19/2005 - Casino trips and bingo nights may offer retirees a chance for excitement and socializing, but gambling also can prompt elderly gamblers to wager more than they can afford, according to a study.
Updated: 01/19/2005 - In a substantial shift from traditional policy, the spokesman for the Catholic Church in Spain has said it supports the use of condoms to prevent the spread of AIDS.
Updated: 01/19/2005 - Don't look for a supersized, super-stuffed final episode of "Everybody Loves Raymond." Television's most popular sitcom will end its nine-year run on May 16 with — get this — a half-hour show, CBS said Tuesday.
Updated: 01/19/2005 - A wave of car bombings shook the Iraqi capital Wednesday, killing at least 12 people as rebels stepped up their offensive to block the Jan. 30 national election. Other attacks were reported north and south of the capital, but the U.N. election chief said only a sustained onslaught could stop the ballot.
Updated: 01/19/2005 - The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted Wednesday to confirm Condoleezza Rice as secretary of state after two days of hearings in which she faced strenuous Democratic assaults on the Bush administration's handling of Iraq.
Updated: 01/18/2005 - Recent studies show that senior citizens are the fastest growing population of drivers. They fall second behind teens with the highest number of traffic accident fatalities. So when is it time to quit driving? That's a question many seniors face.
Updated: 01/18/2005 - The Ross Volunteers aren't in Texas anymore. The outfit rose early Tuesday morning to catch a flight out of Easterwood Airport to Washington D.C.
Updated: 01/18/2005 - It's a drill Bryan school officials know all too well. Notifying parents that one of their kid's classmates has contracted a case of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough.
Updated: 01/18/2005 - Richard Hatch, a Rhode Island resident who became a millionaire when he won the first-ever "Survivor" series, has agreed to plead guilty to two counts of tax evasion, for filing false tax returns.
Updated: 01/18/2005 - Iraq will seal its borders, extend a curfew and restrict movement to protect voters during the Jan. 30 election, officials announced Tuesday after the latest major insurgent attack — a suicide bombing that killed three people outside the offices of a leading Shiite political party.
Updated: 01/18/2005 - Airbus showed off its giant A380, a double-decked behemoth that could revolutionize long-haul flying, at a lavish ceremony Tuesday with European leaders gathered for the first official look at the world's largest passenger plane.
Updated: 01/18/2005 - Secretary of State nominee Condoleezza Rice told senators on Tuesday that a U.S. exit strategy from Iraq depends on that country's ability to defend itself against terrorists after this month's elections. She vowed to work to ease ties with allies frayed by U.S. policy there.
Updated: 01/17/2005 - This week Texas A&M will host Campus With a Dream 2005.
Updated: 01/17/2005 - A weekend shooting in Grimes County leaves one woman in the hospital and a man behind bars.
Updated: 01/17/2005 - Several activities honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy occurred in the Brazos Valley Monday.
Posted: 01/17/2005 - Temperatures plummeted across the eastern half of the nation Monday, approaching an all-time record in northern Minnesota and freezing the Gulf Coast as a river of Arctic air pushed southward.
Updated: 01/17/2005 - A Roman Catholic archbishop in Mosul, Iraq, has been kidnapped, the Vatican said Monday.
Updated: 01/17/2005 - Gunmen killed eight Iraqi National Guardsmen Monday at a checkpoint northeast of Baghdad, and eight people died in a suicide car bombing at a police station outside the capital as insurgents struck ahead of national elections. Expatriate Iraqis in 14 countries began registering for the upcoming vote.
Updated: 01/17/2005 - A majority of Americans say they feel hopeful about President Bush's second term and have a generally positive view of him personally, but they also express continued doubts about Iraq.